OUR PLAYLIST: BRAZILLIAN AND LATIN MUSIC ALBUMS

OUR PLAYLIST: BRAZILLIAN AND LATIN MUSIC ALBUMS

We all know that the music styles that emerged in the last two centuries in the "New Worlds", America: North and South, were heavily influenced by African music and culture. In this environment where African, European and American indigenous populations were forced to coexist, a universe of extremely interesting new musical genres emerged with wonderfully [...]

MUSIC VIDEO- SERENITY

In this category we will feature some music videos. The first one is in reminiscence of our person of the week Matthias Coenen, the German composer and guitar virtuoso. Here a video that also features his friend and colleague Günther Johannes Schmitz as co-composer and flute player. Also featured are flutes by Geoffrey Guo, an [...]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: JOE FREEL

PERSON OF THE WEEK: JOE FREEL

Joe Freel is a United States-based Jazz Singer with over 4 decades experience in the music industry. He is also the Associate Director, A&R Administration at Sony Music Entertainment. Joe released his much anticipated album All This Love in December, 2016 which is a fine blend of classic and contemporary material, blending compositions from Cole [...]

MUSIC: CONTEMPORARY ROCK AND JAZZ FLUTE PLAYING AND IT’S ORIGIN IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC by GJS

When we think about flute playing in modern popular music unfortunately not many names come to our minds. In the rock field the only name that appears is Ian Anderson. A very big name though, as he is world famous for heading the band Jethro Tull from it´s founding in 1967 to this very day [...]